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Designing and Managing Your Research Project: Core Skills for Social and Health Research

by David Thomas and Ian Hodges SAGE Publications Ltd
Pub Date:
09/2010
ISBN:
9781446242124
Format:
Ebk 264 pages
Price:
AU$63.00 NZ$65.22
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Written for advanced undergraduate students, postgraduate students planning theses and dissertations and other early career researchers, Designing and Managing Your Research Project helps you to successfully plan and complete your research project by showing you the key skills that you will need. The book covers: - software skills - developing research objectives - writing proposals - literature reviews - getting ethics approval - seeking funding - managing a project - communicating research findings - writing reports - working as an independent researcher. Designing and Managing Your Research Project includes lots of examples, checklists and practical exercises to help you learn the research skills you will need and to help you complete crucial project tasks. It also offers specific guidance on conducting projects electronically and accessing information from the Internet.

Designing and Managing Research Projects: An Overview Designing a New Research Project: Issues to Think about Developing Research Aims and Objectives Preparing and Writing a Research Proposal Getting Funding for Research Research Ethics and Ethics Reviews Doing a Literature Review Managing a Research Project Software for Research Working with Colleagues and Supervisors Communicating Research Findings Writing for Research: Some Guiding Principles Writing a Research Report: Organization and Presentation Careers in Research

Designing and Managing Your Research Project is rich in content, full of practical information with a simple, easy-to-follow layout the book will be ideal for academic and non-academic researchers, teachers and consultants, among others. The authorsa consultative-coaching-advisory and empathy-towards-researchers approaches in discussing the core knowledge in research project management are indeed commendable. Most researchers whilst reflecting on the content will find the book rigorous, relevant, simple and practical Ronald R. KumarThe Qualitative Report David Thomas and Ian Hodges have created a practical straightforward introductory text explaining the knowledge and skills essential for completing a research project...This book will be useful for the more experienced researcher, as well as the novice Graham SloanNursing Standard